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addicted to alcohol


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As discussed in the previous section, alcohol-dependent individuals in early recovery show increased stress and alcohol cue-induced craving responses.
it binds with the GABAb receptor] used for muscle spasticity) has been found to reduce symptoms of alcohol withdrawal, and a placebo-controlled study of 84 alcohol-dependent patients with cirrhosis yielded promising results (Addolorato et al.
Ms Friers described her client as alcohol-dependent and, according to a psychiatric report, some one with difficulties in his life.
Summing up the evidence yesterday, Teesside Coroner Michael Sheffield said Mr Taylor, a widower who lived at Lealholm Road, Hartlepool, was alcohol-dependent before he was jailed.
A study by the company found that 44% of Welsh parents tested were alcohol-dependent, the highest reading in the UK and well above the 35% average.
In a recent study of 1,500 such tests carried out on UK parents by London-based Trimega Laboratories over the past 12 months, 35% of those requested to provide samples were alcohol-dependent - with fathers just ahead of mothers at 38% versus 32%.
Those real-life responses are the cravings sparked by virtual environments that are designed to be tempting to alcohol-dependent patients.
However, a new study suggests that youngsters who have their first taste of alcohol before the age of 15 are at much more risk of becoming alcohol-dependent in later life than those who start drinking at 18 or older.
An extended-release version of the anti-addiction medicine naltrexone reduces drinking in alcohol-dependent patients within two days of being injected, according to a new study.
Previous articles in this series addressed the topics of facilitating the process of change through medication use; examining recent research on the approved medications for alcohol dependence; overcoming biases against greater use of medications in treating alcohol dependence; integrating medication into nonprescribing clinicians' treatment planning; and improving prescriber and nonprescriber collaboration to benefit the alcohol-dependent patient.
The brains of alcohol-dependent individuals are affected not only by their own heavy drinking, but also by genetic or environmental factors associated with their parentsa[euro](tm) drinking, according to a new study by researchers at the National Institute on Alcohol Abuse and Alcoholism (NIAAA), part of the National Institutes of Health (NIH).
The researchers pooled samples from 120 unrelated alcohol-dependent individuals and 160 unrelated, unaffected controls of European American descent.
Representing over 20 percent of all alcohol-dependent people, (5) underage drinkers do not consider the consequences.
VIVITROL, the first and only once-monthly injectable medication for alcohol dependence, is indicated for alcohol-dependent patients who are able to abstain from drinking in an outpatient setting and are not actively drinking when initiating treatment.
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